British Barn Finds

Confusing, Awesome, Terrible: 1968 Jaguar XKE Roadster

First, yes, this is neither a barn find nor a survivor, but this “Confusing, awesome, terrible” listing as TJ described it, is just too, uh, something to pass up. Thanks TJ for the find and for your… more»

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Same Owner Since 1960: 1959 Austin Healey 3000

A quick glance around eBay confirms values are still strong for Austin Healeys, which makes this honest survivor immensely appealing with a $20K asking price. The early Healey 3000 is listed here on EstateSales.net as part of a… more»

Not A Cobra! 1959 AC Ace-Bristol

Gleaming in bare aluminum, this 1959 AC Ace with the storied Bristol inline six engine has already topped $200,000 in its auction listing here on eBay. It’s originally from California but is now located in Salem,… more»

Shiny and Red: 1951 MG TD

Military personnel returning from Europe after World War II wanted sports cars just like the ones they had seen and driven in Europe. So, most TDs came to the US. This one is listed on here on Auto Archeologist in Middleton, Connecticut. It’s… more»

Stalled Project: 1973 Jaguar E-Type 2+2

I know Series 3 Jaguar E-Types aren’t nearly as desirable as Series 1, but given how valuable early cars have become, I would be happy to settle for a Series 3. The V12 doesn’t provide the… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

Reader David the Bugeyeguy recently found this Bugeye Sprite parked in an old barn. It had been purchased by a father and son back in the ’80s with the plan of restoring it together. Well, they… more»

Stalled Restoration: 1966 Aston Martin DB6

“The Bond car” offers perhaps no greater evidence that the right movie placement can make a car legendary for generations. The Bullitt Mustang, the Aston Martin DB6 – regardless of what they were like to drive,… more»

Parked Since 1974: 1965 Triumph TR4A

Although the seller describes this as a 1964, it’s clearly a Triumph TR4A not a TR4, which makes it a 1965-1967 model. The last time it was licensed was in 1974, and while there appears to… more»

Airplane Heritage Find: 1952 Bristol 401

I have heard the term “gentleman’s express” used to describe Bristols in the past. When an airplane company decides to build cars, they typically go their own route to some extent (ask Saab owners), and Bristol… more»

Stored 40 Years: 1957 Austin Healey 100-6

Having put a 1959 100-6 very similar to this one back on the road, I can tell you the welded and bolted structure of a Big Healey is one of the more complex in the classic… more»

The Flying Spur: 1995 Rolls-Royce Estate

I love hunting for oddball and unique cars. I was recently surfing the internet and spotted a dealer with some pretty interesting cars. That’s when I spotted this wagon! You really can’t get much more unique… more»

Better Hurry! 1946 MG TC At Auction April 26

I’m already driving my birthday present from my wife (actually, I get 3/5 of it, she claims it 2 weekdays), so the fact that this MG TC is being auctioned off on my 53rd birthday is… more»

1 Owner Roadster: Estate Sale Jaguar E-Type

Mt. Airy, Maryland, is a somewhat rural community that has a great salvage yard worth visiting if you’re ever in the area. And, for the time being, there’s also a garage-find 1969 Jaguar E-Type that’s been… more»